Amautashi 雨うたし/雨打たし

exposed to (the) rain more examples かんろだいの真上の天井には「かんろだいは雨うたし」とのご教示により、一間四方の天窓があけられています。 “An opening (about 6 feet square) was left in the ceiling above the Kanrodai to leave it directly under the sky, based on the instruction that ʻthe Kanrodai is exposed to the rain’” (Yoboku’s Guide to Tenrikyo, pp. 122–123).(cf. Osashizu, May 30, 1907)

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akaki 赤衣

red clothes (Of, D, L) more examples このあかいきものをなんとをもている なかに月日がこもりいるそや 六 63 What do you think of these red clothes? Tsukihi dwells within. Ofudesaki VI : 63 赤衣を召されたのも、教祖が月日のやしろにおわす真実を、眼に示して納得させようとの思召からである。 “Oyasama began to wear red clothes, which was unusual for the time, to persuade people by this visual symbol that She was truly the Shrine of…

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Amagoi-zutome 雨乞いづとめ

Service for Rain (L) more examples しかし、村人とても、萬策つきた場合であったから、お籠りさして貰う譯に行かぬなら、雨乞づとめをして下され。 氏神の境内にておつとめして下され。 と、一晝夜退かなかった。 “But the villagers, having nowhere else to turn, requested that, if they could not be allowed to make a vigil, a Service for Rain be performed, if need be, on the ground of the village shrine, and they refused to leave…

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